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Andrew Cohen is a senior editor. He oversees the site’s analysis and helps provide daily coverage of legal events and issues. A recovering attorney, he is the legal analyst for 60 Minutes and CBS Radio News, a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, and a contributing editor at The Atlantic.
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Case in Point August 6
An inmate tests a new patch of constitutional ground.
News June 7
As Andre Thomas faces execution for three gory murders, a court questions jury bias and his competency.
News May 21
A sudden plea deal ends a decades-long fight in a capital murder case.
Prosecutors stacked the deck. Forty-one years later, that may be enough to free Johnny Gates.
Case in Point April 16
The Corey Williams case comes close.
Case in Point February 26
How one false statement brought down a Wall Street company.
Case in Point February 13
New York prosecutors object to new DNA testing that might answer questions left unanswered at a murder trial.
Case in Point January 29
Sometimes capital punishment is just the luck of the draw.
Case in Point January 15
Why can’t the defense have access, too?
Case in Point December 4, 2017
A judge balks at a corporate plea deal he can’t see